[ em-puh-thet-ik ]
/ ˌɛm pəˈθɛt ɪk /
of, relating to, or characterized by empathy, the psychological identification with the feelings, thoughts, or attitudes of others: a sensitive, empathetic school counselor.
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a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
a person who spends possessions or money extravagantly or wastefully; spendthrift.
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Also em·path·ic [em-path-ik]. /ɛmˈpæθ ɪk/.
OTHER WORDS FROM empatheticem·pa·thet·i·cal·ly, em·path·i·cal·ly, adverbnon·em·path·ic, adjectivenon·em·path·i·cal·ly, adverb
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